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    Message from Jennifer: It’s a new season of doing in 4-H

    Interim Minnesota 4-H state leader Jennifer Skuza celebrates all the ways youth and adults can take action in 4-H. As the new program year begins, set your intentions for a year full of doing.

    Apps for the state horse and dog shows

    The 4-H State Horse Show will be on Sept. 14-17. The 4-H State Dog Show will happen Sept. 22-23. Will you be there? Download the app before you go!

    Plan and develop your club’s budget

    It’s time for 4-H clubs to develop their annual budgets. Budgets provide a written plan for raising and spending money to accomplish club goals. Sharing budget reports with your club throughout the year is a great way to help all 4-H members understand where and how funds are being used.

    Keep youth safe when participating in 4-H programs

    Now is the time of year to plan for risk and keeping youth safe as they participate in a variety of programs, activities and events. Use our online planning tool and risk management materials to ensure safe and healthy environments for youth and adults participating in 4-H programs and activities.

    Plan to attend annual volunteer training this fall

    Powerful things happen for youth when they’re in a positive relationship with caring adults. The 2018 annual volunteer training, “4-H Grows Relationships,” will ready youth and adult volunteers to connect to young people in meaningful ways. Dates and locations are planned across the state this fall. Be sure to bring a team of youth and adult volunteers.

    Create a 4-H video to win a $50 gift card!

    The First Generation Initiative team is excited to announce a video contest to highlight the great work being done by 4-H'ers to recruit and orient folks new to 4-H! Submit your video by Dec. 15 for a chance to win a $50 Visa gift card!

    4-H Records

    Youths that have participated in the County Fair should complete a project record for each project brought to the fair.

    October Leader's Council Meeting

    The start of a new 4-H year! We'll approve the budget and elect officers.

    Six 4-H youth put together quilts for local veterans

    Six youth brand new to YMC 4-H gathered on Wednesday, August 15 to put together lap quilts in partnership with Quilts of Valor, an organization that donates quilts to local veterans.

    Yellow Medicine County 4-H at the MN State Fair!

    We have sixteen wonderful youth representing YMC 4-H at State Events this summer and fall! You can keep up with 4-H at the state fair by downloading the app, viewing live streams of livestock shows, and finding results on the MN 4-H State Fair page.
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